A pioneering Brooklyn-based performance nonprofit founded in 2003, ISSUE presents projects by interdisciplinary artists that expand the boundaries of artistic practice and stimulate critical dialogue in the broader community. ISSUE serves as a leading cultural incubator, facilitating the commission and premiere of innovative new works spanning genres of music, dance, literature and film.

Upcoming Events

Ken Jacobs, Still from A Primer In Sky Socialism

Ken Jacobs & Aki Onda: “A Primer in Sky Socialism” with Alan Licht / Susan Alcorn Solo

Sat 13 Jan, 2018, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

ISSUE is pleased to screen Brooklyn-born film pioneer Ken Jacobs’ 3D film A Primer in Sky Socialism, presented alongside the premiere of a film score by Aki Onda + performed live in collaboration with musician & writer Alan Licht. Baltimore-based pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn performs solo before the film.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Evil Nigger: A Five-Part Performance for Julius Eastman by Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste and LaMont Hamilton

Sat 20 Jan, 2018, 8pm,
The Kitchen

Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste completes his ISSUE residency in collaboration with LaMont Hamilton January 19th - 20th at The Kitchen. The performance features the duo sequentially performing all five of their previously staged “parts” of Julius Eastman’s 1979 composition “Evil Nigger” as a 24 hour interpretive cycle.

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Sarah Davachi by Nick Hyatt at Chapelle St Louis in Montreal / Gabi Losoncy by Mark Rietveld

Sarah Davachi / Gabi Losoncy

Fri 26 Jan, 2018, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

ISSUE is pleased to present Sarah Davachi and Gabi Losoncy performing new work. Their varying practices span Davachi’s disclosure of the delicate psychoacoustics of intimate aural space to Losoncy’s unlayered, utilitarian audio experiments -- both charting critical new contexts for composition & sound art.

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In the News

Artists-In-Residence 2018

Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of multidisciplinary artist James K, improviser and composer Brandon Lopez, choreographer, writer and performer Will Rawls, and artist and experimental musician Julia Santoli as Artists-In-Residence presenting new works in the 2018 season.

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Cameron Kelly

Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellowship 2018

Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of Queer Trash as 2018 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow. Queer Trash, a curatorial platform organized by Eames Armstrong, Michael Foster, and Richard Kamerman, is a framework for queer experimental performance practices across live disciplines.

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